Pk Barnes 1

Physical description of brand:

This burned brand identifies the decoys in the rig of an individual gunner. The brand is all CAPS in block letters. Letters are 3/8” wide and 9/16” high; entire brand is 3 ¾ wide and 9/16” high, and includes periods after the P and the K.

Perry K. Barnes was a noted market hunter from Charlestown, MD, whose family hunted at Carpenter’s Point near Perryville in Cecil County. His rig was thought to have a few hundred decoys.

This brand has been identified on the following decoys:

Decoy Maker Species Sex Other Brands on Decoy
Pk Barnes 2 Will Heverin Redhead Drake
John B. Graham Canvasback Drake


Initial Contributor: Steven Bro

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